Verbal periphrases in Greek: a typological and diachronic research from cognitive- linguistic perspective. Ghent University
This project researches the use of verbal periphrases in postclassical Greek, based on a corpus of early Christian biographical (narrative) texts. The project is embedded in the theory know under the umbrella term "cognitive Linguistics". The main objectives are: (1) definition and typology (2) description of the position of the verbal system (3) description of the use in context (pragmatics).